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. . in the west, it is thursday, october 11th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." the vice presidential debate is tonight and a cbs news poll shows more swing state voters are moving toorlds mitt romney. we'll ask strategist david axelrod how to stop the move. a scathing report shows lance armstrong took part in the biggest doping incident in history. we begin with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i know how you'll come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> the vice presidential candidates set to take center stage. >> joe biden and paul ryan go head to head in their first and
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only debate. >> biden under pressure to reverse governor romney's momentum. >> if you have a bad game, move on. you look forward to the next one. the difference between this and sports is that the stakes are so high. >> there was a garage collapse here at the miami dade west area. >> rescuers pulled one person out 13 hours after. >> i heard a pop, pop, pop, pop, dominos straight down. >> republican lawmakers pounced on the obama administration over last month's embassy attack in libya. >> we had the correct number of people in ben za gi. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number and our ambassador and three other individuals are dead somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> the u.s. anti-doping agency said armstrong was at the center of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen. >> a black bear had a school scrambling. >> we got that going. we still learned something
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today. >> for the oakland a's they'll live another day. >> did he do it again? he did! >> all that. >> 15-week old walrus about to make his debut in brooklyn. >> great, another brooklyn hipster with a ridiculous moustache. >> and all that matters. >> tickle me elmo. tickle me bill moyers. tickle everybody. >> on "cbs this morning." >> larry pushed me to be great and i hope i pushed him to be great. >> i guess the real message tonight for magic johnson is >> i guess the real message tonight for magic johnson is find somebody to hate. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in los angeles. norah o'donnell is in new york. new poles show the race between president obama and governor mitt romney is getting tighter. a new quinnipiac "new york times" poll of likely voters in three crucial swing states has
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come out. >> in that poll romney had a mild lead. it was the president who led by a point. in wisconsin mr. obama's lead is three points. he had been up six in that state. however, in virginia the president has increased his lead to five points. that's up one from the previous poll. and tonight the focus will be on the vice presidential candidates as they face off in their only debate. jan crawford is at the debate site in danville, kentucky. jan, good morning. >> good morning, nora. romney is really gaining ground in our polls because of his debate performance last week. now the pressure is on biden to try to stop some of that momentum or at least to change the subject. appearing positive but all business, paul ryan arrived late wednesday in kentucky to crowds of well wishers. earlier in the day ryan took a break from practice sessions for ice cream and talked up the vice president's experience. >> it's a nervous situation because joe biden's one of the
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most experienced debaters we have in modern politics but the achilles heel he has is president obama's record. >> reporter: ryan did most of his preparation hold up in rural virginia with lawyer and former solicitor general ted olson standing in as biden. one challenge for the 42-year-old congressman is a generation gap. he's going head to head with a seasoned debate veteran 27 years his senior. but biden, with 17 national debates under his belt, is under pressure tonight to deliver, especially after the president's weak debate performance. >> 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 million people, you know? all debates are tough. i'm looking forward to it, i really am. >> reporter: biden's been out of site working in a delaware hotel working with david axelrod and acting as ryan, congressman chris van holland. hes been fueling up on gatorade and animal crackers and trying to better understand ryan's thinking by reading his book
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"young guns." >> can i call you joe? >> you sure can. >> reporter: four years ago biden's challenge was not to appear overly aggressive with sarah palin. this time around democrats want him to do the opposite, come out swinging but with a concise message. former michigan senator jennifer played the role of palin. >> the big challenge for someone like joe biden, he is a so glib and so good at listening to people is delivering a message inside of a structured format. >> reporter: now with all the attention as these two men take the stage, there's one interesting thing. gallup's been doing some polling over the years. since 1976 eight vice presidential debates these guys performance's sarah palin's of course, too, did not have any impact on how people voted in the ballot box. so i guess that doesn't stop the pressure though, charlie. >> jan crawford, thank you. with us now, david axelrod, senior strategist for the obama
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campaign. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> the president said the stakes are high in all of these debates and you were part of the team helping prepare vice president biden. how is his preparation different than the preparation for the president? >> well, i mean, obviously he's debating a different person. they're debating the same issues, the same vision but, you know, you have to prepare for the person you're debating. but in any case, it's a great opportunity again to drive the distinctions between the two candidates and talk about distinct approaches to the future. you know, right now the romney campaign is running away from some of their positions like unwanted stepchildren, but we're going to hold them to them and explain to the country exactly what the differences are here because the choice is very stark. >> will he be more aggressive than he has been with, say, sarah palin and in other debates because there's a feeling within
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the campaign that there is a momentum for the president -- i mean for governor romney and this debate may play a role in stopping it if you're successful? >> well, i think that the big challenge for him is going to be to pin congressman ryan down. he was on television a couple of weeks ago and he was asked to explain governor romney's tax plan. he said, i don't have enough time to explain it. it's too complicated. he's got 90 minutes tonight so hopefully he'll have enough time to explain it and explain how they're not going to explode the deficits and put a big new burden on the middle class. >> we see a number of battleground stake polls out this morning including those by cbs news and "the new york times" that show a tightening of the contest in several of these states. can joe biden tonight stop the slide in the polls for president obama? >> well, nora, i don't think there's a slide in the polls. i think there was a bump after the debate. i think it was mostly last weekend. as you know, these polls that you conducted don't measure the
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days since the debate, they measure what happened from before the debate to after. so i don't think there's big momentum. there's no doubt that governor romney collected a couple of points, mostly of republican leaning independents as a result of the last debate. what i think the vice president can do is really drive home the fact that one candidate, the president, has a vision that has squarely in it the interest of the middle class and the notion that you build the economy through the middle class and through a strong middle class and the other side has the same trickle down theory that congressman ryan voted for all through the last decade, big tax breaks for the wealthy, deregulate wall street, let them write their own rules and hope for the best. we know how that story ends. >> paul ryan says he expects joe biden to come at him like a cannonball. is that the strategy? >> i think if he thinks that he's going to hold him to the facts, if he thinks that he's going to hold him to account for
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the positions that governor romney has taken in this campaign, their collective records, their approach to issues, well then maybe so but, you know, harry truman said i don't give them hell, i just tell it like it is, and they feel like they're in hell. so, you know, maybe congressman ryan's feeling the pressure of their own positions. >> david, the consequences of what happened and the death of the ambassador in libya has caused some scrutiny of those incidents and the security there and people are writing in editorials this morning that perhaps there was some pressure on ambassador rice to say what she said. "the wall street journal" points it out. what was the response of the president to these questions and charges? >> well, first of all, that's absolute nonsense. ambassador rice went out and she reported what she was told and what the intelligence community initially reported.
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as we got facts we reported them. no one has any greater interest than the president to get to the bottom of this. he feels a sense of responsibility for every diplomat we sent overseas and so of course we want to get to the bottom of it and we want to bring to justice those people who are responsible for the assassination of this ambassador and that's what we're going to do. >> david axelrod, thank you. scott pelley, anchor of cbs news coverage of tonight's vice presidential debate. it begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern time, 6:00 p.m. here in the west. now to the middle east where a security official at the u.s. embassy in yemen was killed this morning. reports say he was shot in the capitol sana'a on his way to work. the gunman rode by on one motorcycle and fled the scene. the security chief was from yemen but had been working at the u.s. embassy for 20 years. meanwhile, it's been one month since an attack in benghazi, libya, killed ambassador chris
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stevens and three other americans. the house oversight committee held a public hearing wednesday looking at security measures before the assault. margaret brennan is in washington. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, nora. state officials defended their decision not to send additional security to the u.s. consulate and faced tough questions from congress and the family members of those who died. those questions hang over hillary clinton's final months as secretary of state. >> reporter: top state department officials were on the defensive wednesday. the brutal assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi became fodder for a verbal firefight on capital hill. >> i'm going to tell you, this thing smells. >> reporter: members of the house top investigative body accused the agency of denying necessary protection for diplomats. even the department's former security chief in libya, eric nordstrom, claimed that washington rejected requests for help. >> it was abundantly clear we
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were not going to get resources until the aftermath of an incident. >> reporter: diplomatic security secretary charlene lamb countered that assertion. >> sir, we had the correct number of assets in benghazi at the time of 9/11 for what had been agreed upon. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number and our ambassador and three other individuals are dead and people are in the hospital recovering because it only took moments to breach that facility somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> reporter: patrick kennedy, the highest ranking state department official to testify, told congress that the agency did its best to reduce risk but it couldn't prevent it. the administration now says the attack was an act of terrorism, not the result of the spontaneous protests it first claimed. that reversal drew scrutiny. >> sir, it begs the question, what happened, was it a result
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of political pressure? >> on my honor, no, none. >> reporter: investigators are still sorting through the paper trail. the account may continue to change. late wednesday the criticism got personal. the mother of one of the americans killed, sean smith, says she is still searching for answers about how her only son died. >> i have a right to know something, something other than, oh, we're checking up on it. >> reporter: a senior official tells cbs it was worth the risk to have a u.s. presence in benghazi as libya's new government took shape. now they're reviewing whether any americans should be stationed there. charlie? >> margaret brenner, thank you. rescue crews in miami are hunting for one last missing man after a parking garage collapsed on wednesday. 30 construction workers were inside at the time. a worker who was rescued overnight died this morning. that raises the confirmed death
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toll to three. we're at miami dade community college. >> good morning and good morning to our viewers in the west. people heard and felt what seemed like an earthquake but instead it was this parking garage, a portion, a large portion had come crashing down without warning. >> reporter: the five story complex collapsed just before noon into a pile of rubble. >> all of a sudden i heard pop, pop, pop, pop, i saw come to any knows straight down. >> reporter: at least ten workers were injured. one man was trapped inside his car pinned under tons of concrete. rescue workers, along with a trauma surgeon, removed the man by amputating both of his legs. after more than 13 hours. >> he was transported currently to the local trauma hospital in extremely critical condition. >> reporter: 30 workers were spread across the five levels when the accident happened. hundreds of first responders
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scoured the site looking for survivors and pulling them from the wreckage. >> let's get him to 35. >> reporter: search dogs also climbed through that fallen garage which fell pancake style to the ground floor. as the day wore on family members of the missing waited for some word. >> i'm praying that they find my husband because i need him. >> reporter: but by early morning hope faded. >> the likelihood of people surviving this type of collapse is slim to none. >> reporter: later it was announced that the mission had turned from rescue to recovery. >> we never want to give up. we never want to end the search, but at this time we are moving forward with a recovery operation. >> reporter: meanwhile, the construction company behind this complex has sent representatives to miami. they will investigate exactly what went wrong. nora? >> thank you. the united states anti-doping agency has put out a 202 page report showing exactly how lance armstrong cheated for
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years. the blistering report accuses the cycling star of using performance enhancing drugs and giving them to other riders. armand has covered the story since it began. good morning. >> good morning, nora. few athletes in the world of sport have climbed and conquered more mountains than lance armstrong. a record seven time winner of the tour de france, inspirational cancer survivor, global icon. it has been stained by a damning new report detailing systematic doping by armstrong and his teammates. >> reporter: the report released yesterday by the u.s. anti-doping agency known as usada charges armstrong and his u.s. postal service team engaged in a systematic, sustained, highly professional doping conspiracy. usada backed its charges with more than 1,000 pages of evidence including financial payments, e-mails, scientific data and laboratory tests. plus, sworn testimony from ten postal riders who say they had
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knowledge of armstrong's doping or doping by the team. tyler hamilton described in vivid detail how he and armstrong got blood transfusionness a hotel room during the 2000 tour de france. in his affidavit he stated, we lay on the bed and shivered while the chilly blood reentered our bodies. >> this is the first time we've seen something this well organized, this sophisticated that was all designed to essentially cheat sport and win at the highest levels. >> reporter: without question the most damning testimony was provided by george hincappy, a long time armstrong lieutenant and the only rider at armstrong's side for all seven of his tour wins. hincappy testified that both he and armstrong were on a blood doping program from 2001 to 2005 and that he was aware armstrong was using the banned blood boosting drug epo, testosterone, and blood transfusions to gain a competitive edge. hincappy also accused armstrong
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of dropping out of a 2000 race in spain simply to avoid drug testing officials. in a statement hincappy said it is extremely difficult to acknowledge that during a part of my career i used banned substances given the widespread use of performance enhancing drugs by cyclists at the trop of the profession. it was not possible to compete at the highest level without them. in august usada based upon its investigation threw out all of armstrong's seven tour
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clouds continuing around the bay area and looks like even a chance of a few more showers outside. maybe even some thunderstorms. most of that thunderstorm activity this morning down into the south bay. we have had a few light showers overnight here in the bay area. but toward the afternoon cooler than normal, 60s maybe some low 70s. a chance of some showers mainly south of the golden gate bridge today. looks like the next couple of days settling down and warming up.
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>> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by zzzquil. introducing zzzquil, the nonhabit forming sleep aid from the members of nyquil. the makers of nyquil. the 14-year-old girl shot by the pakistani taliban this week is said to be recovering. some people have followed her anti-taliban messages over the past three years are calling her pakistan's ann frank. this morning we'll hear the latest prayers and demonstrations on her behalf.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, 7:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. hayward police say a bone fragment found earlier this year is being tested now to determine if it is from michaela garecht kidnapped in 1988 when she was just 9. this afternoon federal officials will announce nearly $1 billion for san francisco's central subway project. a suit has been filed to stop subway work at union square. the oakland as and giants stay alive in the play-offs with both their series to be decided today. the as had a big walkoff winner in the ninth over the tyingers to win and the giants beat up on the reds. giants games start at 10 a.m. a lot of bars in san francisco might be opening early to catch the game. traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,,
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good morning. let's go towards the bay bridge where the toll plaza is really jammed up. they are cycling through the metering lights slowly. you can see the backup extending well into the macarthur maze. there was a stall just before 7:00. it has now cleared. but that obviously did not help the commute into san francisco. also pretty heavy traffic still northbound 101 an earlier accident near julian has been cleared. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> cloudy skies, sfo, seeing delays of 70 minutes, a chance of a few more showers around the bay area and over russian hill looking toward the golden gate bridge cloudy skies there, as well. the temperatures going to stay well below average for this time of year. a few light showers overnight, things tapered off but may pick up toward the afternoon even the possibility of isolated thunderstorms. golden gate bridge southward. 60s and 70s for highs today. next couple of days warmer weather on the way. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,,
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what an ending to the orioles/yankees game last night. pinch-hitting, raul hit a ninth inning horse. in the 12th inning he hit another homer. they need one more victory to move to the next round. welcome back everybody to cbs "this morning." i'm nod and charlie rose is in los angeles. >> unfortunately i couldn't see the game but seeing those two home runs makes you question anybody who says baseball can't be exciting. >> that's right. very exciting. lots of news this morning. first the pakistani taliban says it's not done with the 14-year-old girl that it tried to gill. but this morning governments and ordinary citizens around the world are standing up for her
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and for her fight to get girls education. the local government is offering a $104,000 award for information leading to her attackers but she does remain in critical condition. mark phillips is in london with her story. good morning. >> reporter: the latest medical bulletin on malala yousufzai's condition is she's still critical, still unconscious, and still on a ventilator and doctors removed a bullet lodged near her spine and moving her to another hospital with better critical care facilities. >> chances are for several days. fairly good chances. >> reporter: it's been two days since the taliban in pakistan tried to kill malala yousufzai. and kill her dream of equal education rights for girls. she's clinging to life.
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and judging from the reaction of men and women so does her dream. she was a prime target for the taliban who don't think women should have any rights. it's this kind of talk they try to silence. >> they can't stop me. i'll get my education if it's at home, school or any place. save our schools, save our pakistan. >> reporter: local pakistani officials in the swat valley where malala yousufzai lived said they offered her protection but her father refused it. the driver of the truck she had been riding in is among those under suspicion. two other girls were wounded in the attack. the shooting has been condemned around the world including by the u.s. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education. and don't want girls to speak
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for themselves. and don't want girls to become leaders. >> reporter: malala yousufzai had said whenever you watch someone being oppressed raise your voice against it. now the 14-year-old girl is fighting for her life because she raised her voice. the surgeon who operated on her said the high velocity close range shot damaged critical areas of the brain. survival is not in doubt but what kind of survival. >> mark, is there any chance they might move her out of the country? >> reporter: well, they said she's now in a critical 48 hour period with a watcher to make an assessment. that they are moving her to a military hospital. it may not be a good sign. it's unclear whether she will continue to be a hero of the cause of resistance to the taliban or a martyr. and aspen, colorado has
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off. if you live in aspen getting used to it is a must. as fall closes in the hungry bears come in. almost 350 sightings reported in september. so this time of year, being on night patrol with aspen police sergeant is more than hunting burglars and bad guys, bears are out there too. >> we were standing here. five bears around us. >> yep. >> is that an average night in aspen? >> yep. as it gets later they will work their way into town and then we have to deal with people out having fun in bears, getting drunk and getting too close to bears. >> reporter: winter is coming on, it's getting colder, bears know they need food to hibernate and survive the winter. the fact of the matter the food is here in aspen so that's where they show up. so each night the chase is on. bears going after apple trees, sometimes in backyards. or breaking into garbage cans
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especially those with discarded food outside restaurants. and sometimes by day they hang around quite literally, napping up a tree and giving surprised tourists in the heart of downtown and unexpected thrill. and definitely not done. county executive has a handy cap door opener which the beer figured out was an easy way to his house and refrigerator. he's so used to bears in his yard he done even call the police. he just gets out of the way. >> do you think the bears are bad? >> no, i don't think they are bad bears. i think they are very hungry bears. >> reporter: in the yard or kitchen, bad enough. but then there was a night a bear made it to his bedroom. >> i was laying in bed. i was a little nervous then. >> how did that turn out? >> i yelled for help. he left the bedroom and went back to the refrigerator and
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pretty well cleaned me out. >> he stopped on the way out to get food? >> right. >> reporter: this year the bears are more desperate than ever, a summer of fires across the state made worse by a drought, destroyed a lot of their food supply. so hungry bears are showing up even in heavily populated denver suburbs. and when a cub is left behind or the mother is killed they bring the cubs to nancy. >> these are too little so we won't let them hibernate. >> reporter: she runs a wildlife rehabilitation center. >> the parents like the mom if she doesn't have enough body fat will say this time the year bad to the cub and off she goes and abandons the cub because it's the survival of the fittest. she has to take care of herself and take care of the next generation. >> sounds harsh. >> it is. >> reporter: not just drought. every year more homes are being built in forests. bull dozing away the bushes full
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of berries and other food the bears have eaten to survive. especially facing a tough winter like the one coming. >> i think there will be the ones that do try to hibernate but don't have that 30 or 40 pound won't have enough body fat to make it through a long winter and just die in the dense. the lucky ones. most people in aspen stay pretty cool about it. perhaps remembering that the houses and cars and streetlights are all late arrivals that in
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music and of course the tragedy of his death. but there is a backlash this morning against the beatles official biographer. critics say a new book simply has too much information. >> this is abbey road the most famous landmark associated with the beatles and the most famous song written by john lennon is "all you need is love." lennon needed a lot more than love and he wrote it all down. ♪ all you need is love >> reporter: it's all here, much and more than anyone could want or maybe even needs to know. nearly 400 pages of just about everything john lennon ever wrote when he wasn't writing songs. from angst written personal letters to paul mccartney, i hope you realize [ bleep ] what the rest of my kind and unselfish friends laid on yoko and me. >> my beatles books are out.
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>> reporter: they were collected and come pied by hunter davies. >> it's a close up and personal. you learn more from a person's letters. hundreds of biographies about john lennon. they get more removed from john. when you read the letters, you feel you were there and he's writing to a muse, he's amusing himself. ♪ >> reporter: given how deeply ingrained the culture the beatles are -- ♪ >> reporter: many of their songs can be sung, critics claim the book doesn't tell us anything we haven't been told countless times in countless books written about them since their split in 1970. >> the further and further away we get from the source, the sense of scraping the bottom of the barrel becomes ever stronger and this is the bottom of the barrel. we've reached the bottom of the barrel. this is john lennon's shopping
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list. ♪ >> reporter: lennon's name always came first on the beatles song writing critics but remain insecure about how the world so you his contribution. in one letter to george martin he wrote 50% of the lyrics for "eleanor rigby" were written by me. >> his fury or passion, he wrote things down. >> reporter: is releasing the personal correspondence of a man whose been dead coming up on 32 years going too far? >> the only motivation to release something like this is to make money. >> reporter: if the number of fans who turns this simple crosswalk into a traffic hazard is anything to go by, there's a lot of beating to flog.
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>> some news anchors seem almost addicted to the polling data. >> i don't know about you but one of the first things i try to do in the morning is check the gallup tracking poll on the race for the president. [ laughter ] >> me i get up, have a half a grapefruit, do a little jazzercise and then i check the gallup tracking poll. >> too funny. in some of the most scenic places in america, people are building big houses. is this the right thing to have in a national park? one homeowner this morning is
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. hayward police say a bone fragment found earlier this year is being tested to determine if it's connected to a high-profile missing child case. michaela garecht was kidnapped in 1988 when she was only 9. a big day today for the oakland as and san francisco giants. each team will play its fifth and final game. they will either advance to the next round of the play-offs or end the season. the giants are on the road in cincinnati ohio. the as host the detroit tigers at 6:30 tonight. stay with us, traffic in just a moment. and weather. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. let's go out towards brentwood. we are following what sounds like a bad accident.
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in fact, emergency helicopter landing at the scene vasco road is shut down apparently both directions between walnut boulevard and camino diablo. so in the meantime, traffic is really backing up. use byron highway. probably the best alternate any area. elsewhere north- and southbound 880 kind of heavy this morning. especially those southbound lanes. must be an accident or stall just past the coliseum. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a lot of clouds outside in many spots. we have had reports of some scattered showers overnight not too bad from our mount vaca cam right now. but as we head throughout the day today, again we could see things picking up a little afternoon heating. right now high-def doppler radar showing most of that moisture moved off the coast and towards southern california. cool temperatures today plan on 60s maybe some low 70s. and that's it. i think a chance of showers maybe even thunderstorms san francisco southward into the afternoon. things settling down for the weekend, warmer temperatures on the way, 80s into the valleys, much warmer the middle of next week. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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♪ good morning, everybody. it is 8:00 a.m., and welcome back to "cbs this morning." the two candidates for vice president will debate tonight. how will that affect the fast-changing presidential race? and new documents take us inside the kennedy white house during the cuban missile crisis. but first, here's a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning." >> but the achilles' heel he has is president obama's record. >> tonight the focus will be on the vice presidential candidates, as they face off in their only debate. >> i'm looking forward to it, i really am. >> the pressure is on biden to try to soften that momentum, or at least to change the subject. >> the romney campaign is running away from some of their positions, like unwanted step
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children, but we're going to hold them to them. then, an attack on benghazi, libya, that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> the state department defended their decision not to send additional security to the consulate. >> they're searching for one missing man after a parking garage collapsed on wednesday. >> and a damning, new report details systemic doping by armstrong and his teammates. >> do you think the bears are bad? >> no, i don't think they're bad bears. i think they're very hungry bears. >> turns out, however, lennon needed a lot more than love, and he wrote it all down. >> this is the bottom of the barrel. we've reached the bottom of the barrel. this is john lennon's shopping list. >> lindsay and her mom were in a club in new york until 4:00 a.m., and they got in a fight over money. the appletini doesn't fall far from the tree. >> i'm norah o'donnell with
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gayle king and charles rose is in los angeles. vice presidential debates usually don't mean that much, but tonight's debate between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan has become a high-stakes affair, as the presidential race gets tighter. this just-released quinnipiac university/cbs news/"the new york times" poll of likely voters shows romney now leads president obama by one point in colorado. romney was one point behind in september. and in wisconsin, the president leads by three points after leading by six points last month. >> cbs news political director john dickerson is in dayton, ohio, with a look at the importance of tonight's debate. john, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, charlie. >> what are you looking for tonight? >> reporter: well, what i'm looking for is something from either candidate that reinforces the main, underlying story lines for both candidates. so, for joe biden, does he reinforce this idea that the white house is kind of tired and out of ideas? that's what the romney campaign has been pushing.
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for ryan, does he underline this idea that the ticket is basically hiding their true beliefs and their true numbers? if either one of those does that, then it carries on the story line. otherwise, it's just sort of fodder for a couple of days, but it just essentially disappears. >> john, there's a generation gap between the vice president and the congressman. how do you think that will affect the tone of the debate, if at all? >> reporter: well, it will be an interesting thing to watch. you can imagine it affecting the tone in terms of remember when geraldine ferraro debated george bush, there was a gender gap in that case, and she snapped back at him when he seemed to be patronizing on the question of foreign policy. there could be a situation here where joe biden could look sort of a little, you know, look, sunny, and that would end up being kind of a gaffe. but i think other than that, younger voters are with president obama, and so it's not likely to have a big electoral impact. >> john, if you go inside our
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cbs news/"the new york times" poll today, we see that mitt romney has a lead in three battleground states over president obama on the question of being a strong leader. how worrisome is that for the obama campaign? >> reporter: that's a problem, because the question here for people who are undecided is who's going to take control of these problems and fix them? and that's what mitt romney showed -- or that's what they liked about him in that last debate, and that's really what being a president is all about. and mitt romney has very strong numbers on that question. the president's numbers are a little weak. and that's really a central question for this election. >> john, do you expect him to attack more of what ryan has said in his budget or more of the democrats attacking what governor romney said in the first debate? >> reporter: i think so. i think there's going to be an effort to try and pin ryan down, both to what he believes, also to what romney believes. there's a theme there that biden can work, which is the
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differences between the two. ryan has been quite specific in his career, the details of his specificity in the past are different from what romney believes now. if biden can exploit that and make it look like they're kind of fuzzing the numbers up and making it up as they go along and hiding their true intentions, that's really what the obama people are praying for in terms of a good outcome from this debate. >> john dickerson, thank you. "fortune" magazine is out this morning with a new under-40 list. it ranks the top 40 innovators in various fields who are all under the age of, well, 40. mayo of yahoo is on the list, the youngest ceo. number two is mark zuckerberg, founder and ceo of facebook. the social network just hit 1 billion active users. and number one is larry page, co-founder and ceo of google, and his google partner, sergey brin, is also in the top five. and guess who else is on the list? we're feeling a little prouder than usual.
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there is he is, our cbs president, david rose. he cracks the top ten. did we see david rose hit the newsstands in l.a. buying 50 copies of the magazine? >> we've got to get chris leicht on that list, right? exactly, our executive producer. and a new survey this morning finds one-third of all workers in the past year used a bogus excuse to call in sick to work. shocker. careerbuilder says some of the excuses are pretty wacky, too. one employee said he was upset after watching "the hunger games." all right. another -- i wonder if he kept his own job after that. another said a dead grandmother was being exhumed for a police investigation. but if you're playing hooky, beware, 29% of bosses checked up to verify an illness. 5% had other employees call a suspected faker. and 14% drove by the employee's home. and then i know, gayle, that some people just check their facebook page, and sometimes people are out sick and they're
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tweeting that they're at a sports game or, you know, doing something. >> that's why the best advice of all is go to work. >> yeah. >> charlie rose, i don't think you've ever called in sick, really. mr. rose? >> rarely. i love it too much. you know that. >> yeah. >> by the way, does charlie like animals?
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♪ going to the country, baby do you wanna go ♪ our national parks belong to all americans, but some of the land inside the parks is private property. that means the owners can build anything they want on it. now some of those homeowners are being accused of ruining the beauty of parks. we'll show you what the government is now doing about it and why it may not do more. >> are you going to break out into a chorus of "this land is your land"? >> probably not this morning. >> okay, maybe some other time. right now, though, it is time for "health watch" with dr. holly phillips. >> good morning. in today's "health watch," beware of text neck. text neck is a term coined to describe the modern malady, headaches caused by mobile devices. if you're reading on your smartphone or laptop, chances are you're hunched over, head focused forward with your shoulders curved. the average human head weighs
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about 10 pounds upright, but for every inch you put your head forward, the pressure on your spine doubles. so if you're looking at a sma smartphone in your lap, your neck is holding up what feels like 20 or 30 pounds. all that extra pressure can strain your spine and lead to head, neck and back pain, and the head force can cause more than just neck strain. experts say slouching can reduce lung capacity by up to 30%. the lack of oxygenated blood can potentially lead to circulation and vascular problems. of course, our gadgets aren't going away any time soon, so to avoid long-term problems, keep your feet flat on the floor, roll your shoulders back and keep your head as upright as possible. but most importantly, take a break every 20 minutes and walk around to get your blood flowing again. if every so often you put those devices down and just look up, you might feel a whole lot better. i'm dr. holly phillips. >> announcer: cbs "health watch" sponsored by sensodyne. nine out of ten dentists
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the national park service is mounting this morning that a 30 acre piece of private land in zion national park will not be developed. it's welcome news for conservationists but a growing number of private homes are being built in some of these protected areas. >> 300 million people visit our nation's national parks each year and you don't think of parks as place where's you can build a vacation home. people are putting up mcmansions in some of the most pristine places in the united states. our national parks have been called america's best idea, places untouched by time, where the ground reaches for the sky and the water appears to fall from it. >> you can see the storm coming
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up. >> hank and mariangela landau built this vacation overwhelm inside zion national park six years ago. >> it's really pretty incredible to be living in a place that is surrounded by this beauty that is unplugged from, if you will, the matrix of life. >> reporter: with a front yard that overlooks the dome it's hard to blame them for wanting to blame them. >> they don't belong inside a park. >> what do you say to them? >> this is private land. do you want me to tell you take your private land and sell it to your neighbor. >> there's 11,000 pieces of private land inside our national parks. from yosemite to yellow stone many have homes or homes building on them. many ended up inside them as
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fashion, expanded. >> that's where you run into the conflict. >> will rogers runs the trust for public land. >> there's a lot of land out here and these houses are fairly sporadic. >> how big of a deal is this? >> it's a really big deal. it's like putting up a fast food chain in the middle of the national mall and i think you can see an example of that right up the road. >> he's talking about this. what critics call a mcmansion being built on a bluff overlooking a valley in zion. >> all of a sudden there's this big house up on the hill. it's like are they going build more? what's happening here? >> what's happening is budget cuts. in the 1960s congress established the land and water conservation fund. $900 million a year paid for with offshore oil drilling from royalties. that was used to buy up private lands inside national parks when landowners decide to sell. two third of the oil money is now routinely spent by congress
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on other programs. leaving the parks unable to compete with wealthy buyers. >> there are more and more people with the means to have two and three and four homes and even if they are using them for a few weeks a year they like to have them in iconic landscapes. >> yet some members of congress blame the park service for wasting money expanding park boundaries instead of buying up the land inside them. just 3% of national park land is privately owned. most of it is still vast open space. but the fear is that private land could be sub divided and some day you can look down a valley and see a neighborhood. >> once you start something it's hard to bring it back. >> robert redford has been an outspoken advocate of preserving the national parks ever since he shot "butch cassidy and the sundance kid." he worries the government no longer has the funds from text the parks from more development. >> the national marks here in this country are the greatest
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place in earth. let's leave something for our future generations so they don't have to see this either in a film or photos. they can see it with their own eyes. >> you came pretty close to potentially having a couple of houses on this land in >> very close. >> without government funds, will rogers organization had to find a private donor who bought this land for sale at the base of tabernacle dome. dozens of homes could have been built here but now the land will be gifted to the park service. >> had that not happened we might have seen a mcmansion going up. >> just up the road the landaus said they built their home to fit into the landscape not a trophy home. >> do you feel you're picked on. >> we've been hurt that's disparaging about us being here and having no right to be here. >> the park had opportunity to buy land around here and haven't had the opportunity to do so.
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>> what's next and how will it play itself out? >> this year so far congress allocated $160 million for the park service to buy up some of this land as it comes up for sale. they say they have $2 billion worth of priorities so it's not enough. >> are there people would will buy it up that don't want to build houses. >> land values have dropped. you also have more people with means to buy it. >> thank you. good to see you. 50 years ago this month the united states was on the brink of war with the soviet union. a revealing set of kennedy white house documents have come out. we'll ask douglas brinkley what it tells us about the cuban missile crisis and president kennedy on cbs "this morning." your local news is next. ,,,, measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians.
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invest good morning. 8:25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat with your cbs 5 news headlines on this thursday. investigators say a bone fragment now being tested to determine if it's michaela garecht, kidnapped at the age of 9 from a hayward store in 1988. the bones were found while investigators dug for remains in calaveras county. those remains are from the victims of the "speed freak" killers. oakland as play-off front continues today. they beat the tigers in dramatic fashion with a big comeback in the ninth. 4-3 the final last night. today is do or die again game time oakland 6:30 game five. >> the giants pounded the reds in cincinnati 8-3 yesterday. the series like the as even at 2 games apiece. the home team has lost every game in the giants-reds series.
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the giants are in cincinnati today, game time our time 10 a.m. so a lot of bars will have that game on here in the city. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. well, we have our usual slow traffic up and down the nimitz. this is a live look near the observations coliseum where the as play this evening. for right now, it's a little
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sluggish up towards downtown. unfortunately, vasco road is still closed. there was a bad injury crash in the area. both directions shut down between walnut boulevard and camino diablo. use byron high in the meantime since it's slow in that stretch. quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and the san mateo bridge things look better now. it was a little slow in the westbound lanes of 92 but now we're seeing some improvement leaving hayward. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." for your forecast here's lawrence. >> we have had some very exciting weather around the bay area the last couple of days. today could be another adventure in weather right now. mostly cloudy skies, looking over russian hill toward the golden gate bridge. right now not much in the way of rainfall. but you can see southern california plenty of showers even thunderstorms there. we may see more of that wraparound moisture work into the bay area especially this afternoon the 60s and low 70s for highs staying cool. next couple of days, warming up through sunday. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,,
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has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military buildup on the island of cuba. within the past week unmistakable evidence has established the fact that a series of offensive missile sites is now in preparation on that imprisoned island. >> welcome back to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in los angeles. norah o'donnell is in new york. in october 1962, 50 years ago,
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president john f. kennedy told americans what was happening 90 miles off the florida coast. this morning the national archives and the kennedy presidential library released a new collection of documents from the cuban missile crisis. >> the 2700 pages come from the archives of robert kennedy his brother's attorney general and closest adviser. presidential hit-and-run dou douglas hinkly is here. what have we learned. >> i finished looking at the famous 13 days. robert kennedy wrote a memoir called 13 days. now we can see and it will be online from the kennedy library all the handwritten notes that robert f. kennedy took either in pencil, you can see his doodles, how he's responding to the fay
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muse x-com meetings and watch the mind of robert kennedy progress. it's a wide opportunity for somebody to do a new book on robert kennedy and the cuban missile crisis and the missile crisis in general. >> what district attorney we learn here in terms of robert kennedy that we did not know about his role because clearly this was a time in which he came of age in terms of national security matters with his brother. >> absolutely. well, what's been declassified and opened up now covers cuba policy from '61 to '63 and we can see how consumed rfk was about. it stood out on a page he said "nobody in our administration will agree on anything on the same on cuba" meaning he was getting frustrated there were so many different opinions and at the end his brother was going to have to make the big decisions. i found stuff on operation m
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mongoose. >> what's interesting about this is president kennedy learned the lessons from the bay of pigs disaster especially as to how he relied and how much he relied on the military advisers especially generals and always been assumed that bobby kennedy, the attorney general, had some influence on the president in listening to his own self. >> you nailed it, charlie. that's what i'm finding as being the most interesting part. you're seeing a skepticism up to the military leadership by both kennedys. we don't have john kennedy's detailed notes like this. bobby is acting almost as social secretary of all these meetings. you can see his skepticism on everything from different statistics being put up to how many people could end up being killed. the kennedy library has to show on the brink of nearly going to war and one of the interesting documents is the letter kennedy or the speech john f. kennedy
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never delivered talking about to the american people about war meaning that we had just bombed cuban soviet missile sites. >> up until now rfk's widow, ethel ken dean her children have been reluctant release these documents. why now 50 years later? >> it's in your last comment, 50 years in the cuban missile crisis. there's been pressure on her to release documents. when her husband was killed in '6 she had a clause which gives her control over this material. it was unusual but the murder of your husband is an unusual event. she decided now, the last hope that the john f. kennedy library in boston might build a robert kennedy library museum with these papers as a centerpiece. that hasn't come to fruition and she decided to showcase what her husband did, one of his most famous moments how he hoped the
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lead our country away from war during the cuban missile crisis. >> why not earlier? >> there's still a lot not being released, charlie, because there's a lot of personal -- these personal papers mixed with professional papers and it was too painful for her to go through all of that. the decades have gone on, and she's sort of getting her house in order right now and decided this is the first installment. later we'll get more rfk papers. he was a bit of a writer. john f. kennedy was a person of the private conversation more but rfk liked documents things. we'll be having more batches of materials opening up in the coming years. >> a treasure trove for historians. thank you. good to see you. >> thank you. >> and bryan adams has sold more than 65 million records over the past three decades. and the rock star has another passion, photography. this morning he'll show us a new
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♪ you're welcome bryan. >> summer of '69 one of bryan adams hit songs. he started making photos along with his music. in the new book called "exposed." he shares photos he's taken ranging from marlon anderson ic queen elizabeth. you said you got expelled for being disorderly, your grades were horrendous.
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i'm so impressed. >> delinquency on a massive level. >> you liked music and art. >> exactly. i always sort of focused my attention to going in that direction, and much to the chagrin of my family, became a musician so was interested in art as well. >> when you're doing your photography you said your main focus is to try to capture a memory. >> sure. that's only because people ask what photography is about. how do you analyze it. i would just say it's capturing a memory. because if i go through the books of family photographs i got for example that's what is it. it makes me think where i was and what i was doing. >> the subject and people you capture in this book incredible. including there from mick jagger, even queen elizabeth you got to spend five minutes with her. what was that like? >> that was for her golden
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jubilee. >> asked her to sit in that chair and she thought it was funny because she was sitting next to the boots. i was given five minutes with her because i was part of the team of people from the commonwealth, you know, new zealand, australia, south africa and canada, i was the representative. so i was given five minutes to do some photographs with her. >> what makes a good subject to photograph? >> everyone is a good subject. everyone is. just about spending some time. >> you think so? >> i really do. the bigger the character the better. >> when did you know you could do this? >> even shy is an attribute. snook shy is an attribute. >> of course it is. >> when they said bryan adams is coming and he's a photographer, i honest to goad thought it was somebody else. i didn't know it was bryan adams the singer. you can take great pictures. >> i've had musicians come in and say you look a lot like -- i
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do? i am. >> how does this happen for you? >> it sort of happened because i did album covers in the '90s and documents by work on tour. i just had a lot of fun with it. it wasn't until i found a good printer to make my crappie negatives to look respectable that i got excited about the whole art of it. >> how did you get people like mick jagger, lindsay lohan, all the different subjects you have in here, how did you get them to sit for you or agree to be photographed. >> a lot of the photographs are commissions from different magazines, and, you know, i knew amy threw other people in london and i asked her if she wanted to do some pictures. >> amy winehouse. >> yes. we became friends. in fact, the last photograph session of her which was for "harper's bazaar" in america we did together, amy asked me to do with her. we became friends. >> you also seem to like
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penises. elton john wrote the forward. >> don't get shy now. elton john wrote the forward and he said that 47th birthday what did you give elton john. >> i didn't know what to give him so i gave him a photograph of my penis. >> may i can why? look at norah's face. >> thought he would appreciate it. >> elton describes it as a lovely portrait. >> it's now in a big gold frame. >> i'm thinking of all the things to do, clearly you have a scene of humor too. >> he does as well. subsequently, you know, we've become very good friends. i hope so. >> i asked in the green room does he feel like a rock star because music is how most know you. >> i work very hard as a musician. on saturday night i'm playing
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california, thousand oaks and i'm on the bare bones tour. i'll run down 30 years of music. i just keep -- i love making music. hard to get that out of your blood. >> your songs are iconic. why put all your photographs in a book. a lot of people have hobby, photography. >> i don't think of this as a hobby. anything i've involved myself in it's been, you know, i sort of dedicate 100% myself to it to make it real. this is 12 years of work. >> beautifully done. >> thank you. i'm proud of it. i want people to know i do it. i want people to see it. some are beautiful. >> get some good exercise. >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> nice of you. >> we're glad to have you. the name of the book is called "exposed."
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available on amazon.com and be sold by retailers starting on halloween. >> "homeland" has won many awards and millions of loyal fans have just start ad new season on showtime. we'll ask the creators about the secret to their success on cbs "this morning" going back to l.a. we'll be right back. ,, then don't miss sleep train's wbest rest event.st ever? you'll find sleep train's very best mattresses at the guaranteed lowest price. plus, pay no interest for 3 years on beautyrest black, stearns & foster, serta icomfort, even tempur-pedic. and rest even better with sleep train's risk-free
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. "homeland" won six emmy awards last month including best drama. it features a captured u.s. marine who returns a hero but later suspected as turning to terrorism. >> i had you vetted by my search committee, background check by the fbi, turned you inside out.
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what did we miss? what flaw in your character, what deep abiding secret. i need to know in a need to know now. >> i've been in a taliban cell for several years. i didn't get much chance to misbehave. >> axs gansa and howard gordon are here, producers of "homeland." what is it about "homeland." it's done well. what is it that makes it, everyone i know once they see it gets captured. >> it's a question we're asked all the time and our first response is we really don't know exactly what it is but it's, you know, it's the sum of its parts. it's a great group of writers in the writers room. it's an amazing cast in front of the camera. and it's just a collective, you know, creative experience that seems to be working and it's a
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miracle. >> based on an israeli series who saw the israeli series and said eureka this is a great home we can bring it home. >> i wish it was that simple. our agent had come back from israel where he represents the company which shoots the israeli version of the show and he called me. it was the last season of "24" and said howard i got your new show. one of those, simple as that. i went yeah, yeah. maybe it's something alex and i can do together. i marched into his room let's do a show together. it wasn't for another six months that we looked at it when "24" was done. it was a process of -- some significant reinvention. >> what does it share that "24" had? >> it shares the thrill of "24." the way we end episodes, usually with something, you know, gripping. >> what's interesting about this is unlike the israeli series
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there's a cia agent, obviously, played by claire danes. she was obvious for you. >> claire was the person that we wrote the part -- we had her in mind. in early drafts of the script we called the character claire. hopefully she would read the script. never believed in a million years she would do it. it was just another fortunate event. >> what's the mystery about him today? >> you mean -- >> will he, it's played brilliantly by damien. do most viewers know for sure so this or there's something that may not be developing. >> good question. it's one we had to ask ourselves at the conclusion of last season when he forestalled this catastrophic event at the behest of his daughter. and he actually had pitched to his -- we didn't know if that
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meant he was trying to keep him at arm's length, get out of a very tough situation. we test exactly what that means in the second season. you learn for those of you watch that he's committed to -- >> pulling off this huge -- >> something but without tremendous internal conflict. >> next season is the one we're currently in. your thinking about the next season already or now just developing all the episodes for this one. >> we're in the process of writing the finale for the second season. >> don't tell me about that. >> we're sworn to silence. we're naturally beginning to think about the corner we painted ourselves in the finale. >> are you informed by what's happening every day. you have an issue whether israel does something with respect to iran, that's a consideration in their own politic council but you have it happening right
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here. you're influenced by what's going on in the world? >> we did. we sit up a global sort of circumstance, a possible strike by israel on iran. everyoe has to watch how we play out that reality. norah? >> all right, charlie i have to say one of my favorite shows although i haven't been able to see the two new episodes from this season so i'm on pins and needles to find out what's going on. great interview. >> i had a marathon the other day because after a while you get all caught up in the buzz you say i want to know what it's all about. last weekend i caught up on season one. it is addictive. once anybody watches it, they say i want to know exactly what happens. well done. >> there's also the question of believability. last week a former hostage criticized some of the scenes in "homeland" calling them
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ridiculous. do you worry -- why your responding that way? >> because, at some level some of it is -- >> it's movie. >> it's a movie and what we're most mindful of is making sure we're true to characters and finding an emotional integrity. fein some of the things may not necessarily reflect certain ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everybody. 8:55 your time. i'm frank mallicoat with your cbs 5 news headlines. investigators say a bone fragment is being tested to determine if it might have come from michaela garecht. she was kidnapped at the age of 9 from a hayward store way back in 1988. the bones were found while investigators dug for remains in calaveras county. the remains are from the victims of the "speed freak" killers. oakland as play-off run continues today. they beat the tigers last night 4-3. today game five do or die, coliseum 6:30. winners move on. giants pounded the reds in cincinnati 8-3 yesterday. they are still alive. theirthe game starts in an hour
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at 10. today's date, 10/11/12, weather on a cool day. >> boy, it's wild the last couple of days. thunderstorms popping up, fairly calm though looking outside from our mount vaca cam. a few clouds out there, as well. the temperatures are going to stay down but we may not be done with the rain just yet. the low making its way toward southern california numerous thunderstorms, quite ther and with afternoon heating. we may warm up with showers and maybe even some thunderstorms in the southern half of the bay area. cooler-than-normal temperatures in the 60s and couple of low 70s. quieting down the next couple of days. skies parting a bit and the weekend looking good. maybe even some 80s by sunday. we are going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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we are still following this major accident near brentwood. vasco road remains shut down both directions between walnut boulevard and camino diablo so in the meantime, use byron highway as you alternate. earlier a medical helicopter had to land in the area. so obviously very serious injuries involved. also this accident just popping up northbound 280 approaching eastbound 92 various lanes blocked. bay bridge not too bad any longer thinning out. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,,
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